Monday, August 31, 2009

Short Takes

The Liberal Democrats lose to Democrats in Japan.

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is indicted on corruption charges.

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party in Germany had a tough round of local elections.

The president of Colombia has the swine flu.

Tropical Update: Invest 94 isn’t really making many waves.

They can have mine: The Discovery Channel relocates some peacocks in Coconut Grove to South Dade for a TV show. (They are nice to look at, but they’re noisy, messy, and mean.)

And he’s got the pink slip, Daddy… the original Little Deuce Coupe gets restored.

The Tigers beat Tampa Bay 4-3 with a come-from-behind three-run homer.